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Sony MDR-XB550AP

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Sony MDR-XB550AP. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the size and comfort. The bass quality and price are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the noise isolation. Many are less positive about the portability.

sound, price, bass quality, comfort, size

portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Sony MDR-XB550AP is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Sony MDR-XB550AP review

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Sony's 'extra bass' range is all about increased power in the low end of the sound range, aimed at fans of dance music and hip hop. The MDR-XB550AP headphones are a wired, on-ear member of this range. We sent them to our lab to find out whether these...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Alex (reevoo.com)

Sony MDRXB550AP

 

If you are a bassline junkie u will love these. Sit in comfort as these headphones rattle ur eardrums n quiver your nipples.

Would prefer them to go louder with higher quality, but I didn't realise they were bass boosted til I'd ordered them, higher quality headphones are available for the same price.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Alex (currys.co.uk)

SONY Extra Bass MDR-XB550AP Headphones - Blue

 

If you are a bassline junkie u will love these. Sit in comfort as these headphones rattle ur eardrums n quiver your nipples.

Would prefer them to go louder with higher quality, but I didn't realise they were bass boosted til I'd ordered them, higher quality headphones are available for the same price.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: RD (argos.co.uk)

Quality and Value for money!

 

Excellent brand name, excellent performance, excellent value!

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: jodun (johnlewis.com)

a bit heavy

 

I bought the headphones for my husband who was in hospital,although performed well, the heating in hospital proved too much for comfort.The headphones felt heavy and hot but I think in a normal domestic situation they would be fine

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Stuart47 (argos.co.uk)

Good colour good desing

 

I would recomend this as a gift

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Harmanta (very.co.uk)

Great quality

 

I bought two sets of these, one for myself and one for my sister, and they are perfect for use when studying. They provide a great quality sound and seem to have a slight noise cancelling element which is always handy when you're in a loud or busy...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Cole C (very.co.uk)

Superb Value

 

Have purchased these for my Autistic son and he is over the moon with them. Highly recommended and do a great job.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: wally (argos.co.uk)

my kettle looks fab and boils fast bit noisy

 

very nice product very nice

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Maxelliott1 (very.co.uk)

love them!

 

They go perfectly when I DJ ! Comfortable and crystal clear and awesome bass!!

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications

Design

Buttons quantity:1
Colour of product:Black / Blue / Green / Red / White
Control type:In-line control
Foldable:Y
Headset type:Binaural
Wearing style:Head-band

Headphones

Acoustic system:Closed
Diaphragm material:Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
Driver Type:Dynamic
Driver unit:3
Ear coupling:Circumaural / Supraaural
Headphone frequency:5 - 22000
Headphone sensitivity:102
Impedance:24
Magnet type:neodymium

Packaging Data

User guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Connectivity Technology:Wired

Ports & interfaces

Cable Length:1.2
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Connector contacts plating:Gold
Interface Type:3.5 mm (1/8")

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:180